Internet Infrastructure HOLDRs
( IIH) ETF was one of the best performers Tuesday. Holdings
Internap Network Services
were higher by 5% or more. The ETF was gaining 13 cents, or 2.4%, to $5.57.
Semiconductor-related ETFs were also gaining ground. Among individual names,
was rising by 5.5%,
was higher by 4.9%, and
was gaining 3.3%.
was adding 1.5% to $34.09. The
PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors
ETF was gaining 1.5% to $17.16, and the
was recently up 1.1% to $49.72.
On the flip side, bundled securities tracking energy were among the worst performers as oil sank below $60 a barrel.
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Oil & Gas Exploration Index
ETF was losing 1.8% to $47.82. The
Oil Services HOLDRs
ETF was lower by 1.2% to $136.32, and the
PowerShares Dynamic Energy Exploration
ETF was falling by 1.2% to $18.60.
iShares Dow Jones U.S. Home Construction
ETF was losing 2.3% after luxury-home builder
cut its 2007 forecast again. Additionally,
cautioned that housing market fundamentals remain difficult. The ETF was lower by 86 cents to $36.86.